This collision involved substantial force and impact, pushing the cab’s bumper into the trunk and crumpling the trunk lid nearly in half. J.B. was a back seat passenger in the cab and obviously felt the brunt of the impact. Upon impact, J.B.’s body was forcefully jolted and tossed around the inside of the vehicle being violently thrown forward between the two front seats. Jeremiah’s head was thrown forward and then snapped backwards in a whip-like motion, bluntly striking against the seat/headrest. This process was repeated a second time when the cab stuck the car ahead.
M.M. was negligent when he failed to slow for traffic, was not attentive while driving his vehicle, and rear-ended our client. As a direct result of M.M’s negligence, J.B. sustained injuries to his neck, back, and associated body structures such as:• Cervical strain/sprain and subluxations with in tenderness, pain, muscle spasms, and limited range of motion. Whiplash injury with resultant ligamentous instability and acceleration of spinal disc disease.
• Back strain/sprain and subluxations with tenderness, pain, muscle spasms, and limited range of motion (thoracic and lumbar regions) resulting in ligamentous instability, acceleration of spinal disc disease, and radicular symptoms down his leg.
• Sleep disturbances/fatigue
J.B. hired Washington taxi accident attorney Chris Davis and the Davis Law Group to handle his insurance claim and settlement negotiations with PEMCO Insurance.
*initials are being used to protect the identity of the parties involved.